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The Republic of Pirates: being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down

By Colin Woodard

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin / Mariner Books, 2007. First Edition. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 8 " tall, 360 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat paperback edition with light shelf wear; binding tight.

$9.50

A Matter of Degrees; what temperature revelsabout the past and future of our species, planet, and universe
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A Matter of Degrees; what temperature revelsabout the past and future of our species, planet, and universe

By Gino Segre

New York, New York: Viking Press, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xviii + 300 pages, red and white boards. A fine, clean hardcover first American edition, first printing, with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine lightly worn dust jacket, with original price.

$9.50

The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs: Garden Insects of North American
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The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs: Garden Insects of North American

By Whitney Cranshaw

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2004. Paperback. Near Fine. Quarto 10" tall, 656 pages with intertextual illustrations + color plates, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$19.00

Sudden Origins: fossils, genes, and the emergence of species
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Sudden Origins: fossils, genes, and the emergence of species

By Jeffrey H. Schwartz

New York, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xi + 420 , brown boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, slightly worn dust jacket with the original price present

$19.00

Losing Our Language: How multicultural classroom instruction is undermining our children's ability to read, write, and reason
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Losing Our Language: How multicultural classroom instruction is undermining our children's ability to read, write, and reason

By Sandra Stotsky

New York, New York: Free Press, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xix + 316 pages, black and yellow boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket with the original price present

$9.50

Brilliant: the evolution of artificial light
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Brilliant: the evolution of artificial light

By Jane Brox

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin / Mariner Books, 2010. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 8 " tall, 360 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat large format paperback edition with light shelf wear; binding tight.

$6.50

Philip Morrison's Long Look at Literature: his reviews of a hundred memorable science books

By Philip Morrison

New York, New York: W. H. Freeman, 1990. First Edition. Paperback. Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, xi + 351 pages, stiff wraps. Avery good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$8.50

Elementary Practical Physics

By Newton Henry Black, Harvey Nathaniel Davis

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1943. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Originally published in 1938. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, viii + 710 pages, illustrated gray cloth. A very good original hard cover text book over all with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling, binding tight with a slight cant to the spine, interior generally clean, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper.

$16.50

Topographic Map of Mars; prepared for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

By United States Geological Survey; National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey--Department of the Interior, 1976. First Edition. Map--multiple folds. Near fine/Good. Single sheet, 36" x 42", folded to 8 1/4" x 10 1/4" printed in black and sepia, with north and south polar regions seperate. Original printed manila envelope included. Map is near fine with little wear, paper slightly yellowed. Envelope in good, moderately worn and lightly soiled.

$25.00

Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science
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Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science

By Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont

New York, New York: Picador, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xiv + 300 pages, maroonboards. A fine, clean, neat first edition hard cover with light shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket with the original price.

$14.50

SCIENCE, An Illustrated Journal: (published weekly) Volume VII (7), January to June 1886: Number(s) 152 to 167; includes The Collapse of the Theosophists, Explorations in Burma and Indochina; Colombia and the Isthmus of Panama; Mineral Deposits at Lake Erie; Rainfall in New England; Prejevalsky's Explorations in Mongolia; and many more

By [American Association for the Advancement of Science]

New York, New York: The Science Company, 1886. First Edition. Three-quarter Leather. Good-. An ex-library volume with markings to the endpapers, contents page and the reverse of various plates. No editorial material obviously missing but this cannot be guaranteed. Bound weekly issues of leading periodical of the day. Single volume containing 25 issues without wraps and advertisements. Quarto, 10" tall, 580 pages plus contents and index, b&w illustrations and several fold-out maps; three-quarter leather and marbled boards. A good (minus) volume with rubbing and chipping at all cover edges, hinges broken, front matter (endpaper, title page and contents page) loose, paper clean but moderately yellowed. Maps are fragile and splitting at the folds, and one (of Columbia) is broken into pieces at the folds with three center pieces missing). It was the the common practice of publishers at this time to issue annual bound volumes of editorial material for library reference. Packed with articles on everything from nebulas to Egyptian temples.

$35.00

Lavoisier in the Year One; the birth of a new science in an age of revolution (Great Discoveries series)
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Lavoisier in the Year One; the birth of a new science in an age of revolution (Great Discoveries series)

By Madison Smartt Bell

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 214 pages, black and maroon boards. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover edition with little shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$7.50

The Cosmic Dancers: Exploring the Science of Science Fiction

By Amit Goswami, Maggie Goswami; Kate Wilhelm (foreword)

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985. First Edition. Paperback. Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, xi + 292 pages, stiff wraps. A very good clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$19.70

Understanding Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction to the abstract formalism and the basic ideas of quantum mechanics. [with pen marks]

By Gordon Troup

London, England: Methuen & Co, 1968. First Edition. Paperback--trade. Very Good -. Octavo, 8" tall, ix + 86 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus over all, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, but cover lightly soiled paper cream white, BUT annotations by the previous owner in red pen scattered throughout and binding sprung from bending, though still secure.

$9.50

Burnham's Celestial Handbook, (in three volumes complete), An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System.  Revised and Enlarged  Edition. Volume One: Andromeda-Cetus; Volume Two: Chamaeleon through Orion; Volume Three: Pavo through Vulpecula
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Burnham's Celestial Handbook, (in three volumes complete), An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Volume One: Andromeda-Cetus; Volume Two: Chamaeleon through Orion; Volume Three: Pavo through Vulpecula

By Burnham, Robert Jr

New York, New York: Dover Publications, 1978. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/very good. 3 vols complete. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 2138 pages, black cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover set with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In very good, lightly edge worn dust jackets with original prices.

$38.00

Handbook of Natural Philosophy for School and Home Use

By W. J. Rolfe and J. A. Gillet

New York, New York: Woolworth, Ainsworth, 1869. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, frontispiece (4 color with tissue guard) + viii + 328 pages with black and white intertextual illustration + 3 contour map plates (two color). A good original copy over all with significant exterior shelf wear, cloth edge worn and lightly soiled with fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, and evidence of minor dampstaining; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed BUT front free endpaper torn out and a previous owner's penciled notes on endpapers and fly leafs, light foxing stains to title page and some margins, a few scattered pencil marks and use stains throughout.

$12.50

Chemical Machinery: an elementary treatise on equipment for the process indusries

By Emil Raymond Riegel

New York, New York: Reinhold Publishing, 1947. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, ix + 583 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear over all, some slight fraying to the back strip; interior very good, clean, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a touch of foing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Next Fifty Years In Space

By Patrick Moore

New York, New York: Taplinger Publishing, 1978. First Edition. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 144 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, neat large paperback edition with little shelf wear and light exterior soiling; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

Through Space and (&) Time. (Based on the Royal Institution Lectures, Christmas 1933

By James Jeans

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1935. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/good. Octavo 9 1/4" tall, xiv + 224 pages + 45 plates, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white, but light foxing to the endpaper gutters and margins and with a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. In a good dust jacket with chipping to the back strip fold edges.

$9.50

Natural Philosophy [Physics] for Common and High Schools (revised edition with additions)

By Le Roy C. Cooley

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1882. Hardcover--cloth. Very good -. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 246 pages with intertextual Illustration throughout, gilt spine titles on brown embossed cloth. A very good minus, moderately worn original hard cover edition over all, BUT cover cloth foxed (likely exposure to moisture but not dampstained); internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a previous owner's name on the endpaper and flyleaf, and light foxing to the endpapers.

$9.50

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